The Rt Hon David Jones MP


Daily Post Article – Leadership Election

The month of August is known by journalists as the ‘silly season’. With Parliament in recess and people generally away on holiday, newspapers tend to fill their columns with more lightweight news. Thus, in August, there are inevitably reports of … read the full article

Daily Post Article – Heat pumps

The transition to net zero will inevitably require changes to be made to the way we live our everyday lives.   Those changes are already happening.  The electric car market, for example, is booming, with battery-powered vehicles accounting for almost 28 … read the full article

Daily Post Article – Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill

Last week, the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill was introduced in the Commons. The Bill’s essential purpose is to allow gene-edited food products to be placed on the UK market. It is a significantly important piece of legislation, facilitated by … read the full article

Daily Post Article – The Queen’s Speech

As a student, I was a keen table tennis player. Little did I think, in those far-off afternoons in the Students’ Union, that I would one day be engaged in another sort of ping pong, played late into the night … read the full article

Bryn Elian to benefit from £180K sports funding from HMG

Westminster, 25 March 2022 Clwyd West MP, David Jones, has welcomed the news that Old Colwyn’s Ysgol Bryn Elian is to receive more than £180,00 funding from HM Government to improve sports facilities at the school. The grant of £180,750 … read the full article

Daily Post Article – Energy Security

Quite apart from the appalling human tragedy it has caused, Russia’s unprovoked aggression against the brave people of Ukraine has triggered a radical rethink on energy security. For too long, European economies have been too dependent on natural gas from … read the full article

David Jones MP opposes plan for Rhos on Sea Promenade works

Clwyd West MP, David Jones, has criticised Conwy County Borough Council’s proposal to redevelop the waterfront at Rhos on Sea.   David Jones said:   “I agree entirely with the position of our serving Conservative Councillors, as well as our … read the full article

Save Colwyn Bay Library campaign

Clwyd West MP, David Jones, has condemned the decision by Conwy County Borough Council that Colwyn Bay Library could still move to the Coed Pella building in the future, despite overwhelming public opposition to the move. David Jones said: “I … read the full article

Daily Post Article

I have written previously in this column on the Northern Ireland Protocol – a matter of surprise to some readers, who wonder why the issue should be of any concern to a North Wales MP. However, the Protocol is a … read the full article

Article for the Mail on Sunday: It is time for Liz Truss to play hardball with Brussels

Next Thursday, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will sit down to what may be the most important dinner of her life. Seated across the table in her Kentish grace-and-favour home, Chevening House, will be the burly figure of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, … read the full article